POLITICAL observations & opinions

* Sirota: Is John McCain stupid, or does he believe we are?

Posted by Lew Weinstein on October 26, 2008

David Sirota writes in These Times …

McCain Banking on a Confederacy of Dunces

  • Is John McCain stupid, or does he believe we are?
  • That’s the question as he criticizes Barack Obama for allegedly trying to “redistribute the wealth” with a plan to lower taxes on the middle class and raise them on the super-rich.
  • Of course, Obama’s proposal would merely slow down (not fully halt) the less-talked-about redistribution whereby Washington sends middle-class money up the income ladder.
  • Either McCain doesn’t know about this kleptocracy and is the dumbest presidential candidate in history, or he thinks America is too ignorant to recognize theft. Which is it?
  • I’m guessing the latter, since the evidence is so overwhelming.

Read the entire article at … http://www.inthesetimes.com/article/4007/mccain_banking_on_a_confederacy_of_dunces/

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